Plastic-Eating Enzyme Discovered, Could Help Fight PollutionScientists in Britain and the United States say they have engineered a plastic-eating enzyme that could help in the fight against pollution.
Bag It Up: Dog Poop A Major Environmental Pollutant, Reports FindWhile many areas in the U.S. try to crack down on the littering aspect of not cleaning up after your dog, studies are also finding that dog poop is becoming a major environmental hazard too.
Study: Pa. 2nd Worst In Nation In Waterway Industrial PollutionA new study ranks Pennsylvania as the second worst in the nation when it comes industrial pollution in our waterways.
UNICEF Says 17 Million Babies At Risk From Toxic AirThe global humanitarian group says worldwide toxic air levels in some areas are six times higher than recommended limits
Health Officials Issue New Pollution Warnings In Downtown PittsburghThere are new warnings about pollution in Pittsburgh, which could affect tens of thousands of people who live and work Downtown.
Feds, Pennsylvania Settle Consol Energy Water Pollution SuitConsol Energy has agreed to pay $3 million to settle a claim that its Bailey coal mining complex in southwestern Pennsylvania repeatedly polluted nearby streams beyond what's permitted under federal and state law.
USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution LinkA new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.
DEP Cites 243 Cases Of Well Water Contaminated By Drilling WastewaterThe state is out with new information about how many private drinking water wells have been contaminated due to drilling activities.
DEP Orders Drilling Company To Clean Up Water Supply In StahlstownThe Department of Environmental Protection has put a drilling company on notice after drinking water was contaminated by gas drilling wastewater in Westmoreland County.
The Search For Answers As Failed Dye Tests Leave Homeowners High And Dry Every time it rains, raw sewage overflows into our rivers and streams – and the federal government is mandating a multi-billion dollar fix to our sewer systems.
New Roofing Material On Pitt Building Will 'Eat' PollutionThe University of Pittsburgh’s Posvar Hall will become the first Pitt building to have a roof that “eats” airborne pollution.
EPA Carbon Pollution Proposal Hearing AnnouncedPittsburgh will host one of four national public hearings on the Obama administration's plan to limit carbon dioxide pollution from electric power plants.

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